Librarian-Head of ReferencePosition Number::
001450Full-time or Part-time::
Library ServicesPosting Number::
EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMinimum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
The mission of the Charles Waddell Chesnutt Library is to support the University in its educational, research, and cultural endeavors through careful selection, acquisition, organization, and interpretation of information resources. In addition, the Chesnutt Library assumes its unique role as a significant cultural resource for the community and the region at large.
Primary Purpose of the Position:Description of Work Continued::
The Head of Reference Librarian provides leadership to develop and implement library reference services, outreach services, library instructions, collection development, and other library initiatives. The incumbent works with the Director of Library Services to implement the strategic plan of the Chesnutt Library.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Develop an assessment program for the Library’s reference and instructional services, including periodic administrative and statistical reports.Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
•Perform general and in-depth reference and research consultations, which include face-to-face, small groups, telephone, and email to the University Community and academic departments, as well as outside the campus community.
•Provide an engaging, approachable, and service-oriented experience to library patrons at the public services desk.
•Establish and maintain regular outreach and communications. Keeps faculty and students informed about the new resources available in the library collection, helps patrons build their technology proficiency, and participates in the library collection development and instructions.
•Provides programming that promotes students’ acquisition of library research and information literacy skills and faculty integration of information literacy instruction into their courses.
•Contribute to the Library’s ongoing efforts to develop inclusive collections and services that support equitable access for a diverse FSU community.
•Develops library outreach materials to build and foster relationships to promote library services.
•Serves on library and University committees; participates in professional development activities.
•Perform other duties as assigned.
•The work schedule may include evenings and weekends.
The position reports to the Head of Public Services.
•ALA-Accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. Preferred Qualifications::
•Ability to work well with diverse populations.
•Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Reference experience in an academic library.Open Until Filled::
•Knowledge of emerging trends in academic libraries.
•Familiarity with academic research resources and tools.
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Veteran's Statement:
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